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Indiana health officials report 1,569 more Hoosiers test positive for COVID-19; 27 others die from virus

Indiana covid 10 13 2020
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INDIANA (WPTA21) - The Indiana State Department of Health says 1,569 more Hoosiers tested positive for COVID-19 and 27 others lost their lives to the virus.

That brings the total number of confirmed infections in the state to 138,104 and the death toll to 3,595.

All of the new positive cases were reported between Oct. 10 and Oct. 12, while the deaths occurred between Sept. 11 and Oct. 12.

The state's 7-day positivity rate for all tests sits at 5.3 percent.

COVID-19 hospitalizations have been also on the rise.

To date, 1,503,923 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,495,852 on Monday. A total of 2,376,462 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The Regenstrief Institute estimates 103,722 Hoosiers have recovered from the virus.

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Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She serves as the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @KaylerJayne.

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